Church of the Holy Family Newsletter: Sun. 5th Mar. ’23

Very Rev. Aodhan Cannon, PP.

Rev. Philip Daly, CC Kilclooney

Very Rev. Dean Austin Laverty, PE

Masses can be viewed on the Church webcams at MCN Media.

Daily and weekend Masses at the usual times.

Confession will be available after the 11 o’clock Mass on Saturday.

Anniversary and Memorial Masses

Saturday 7.30pm: Harold & Margaret Hennigan, Wood Road.

Sunday 9.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Sunday 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Monday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Tuesday 10.00am: Connie & Brigid Furey, Sheskinagreine.

Wednesday 7.30pm: Priest’s Intention.

Thursday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Friday 7.30pm: Donal, Bridget & Kathleen Byrne, Muirlinn.

Saturday 11.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Saturday 7.30pm: Packie Mooney, Doohill; Ellen, Hugh & Fr. Denis Murrin.

Sunday 9.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Sunday 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Stations of the Cross

Every Friday during Lent after evening mass.

Diocesan Survey

We have been asked to take a “head count” of all those who attend mass over the next few weeks.

Parish Pastoral Council

Meeting on Tuesday 7th March at 8.15pm in the Parish Centre.


From this Sunday, we will adopt the recommended posture of standing at the beginning of mass up until the end of the Opening Prayer and also at the end of mass for the Prayer After Communion (General Instructions).

Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Led by Bishop Alan. Tuesday 23rd May 2023 for 5 nights leaving from Derry Airport. Cost €879. To book please contact JWT directly on 01-2410800.

Pilgrimage to Italy, August 31st for 7 nights – September 6th 2023

Visiting the birthplace of Padre Pio at Pietrelcina, San Giovanni where he spent most of his life and Assisi (St. Francis) also Cascia (St. Rita) as well as other shrines. For more details contact Fr. Aodhan or Nuala Slevin on 086-0691616.


Every Lent Trocaire, the Irish Bishops Overseas Development Fund, raises money to fund projects in the developing world. They are also part of the Irish Emergency Alliance helping people affected by the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Please be mindful of their work this Lent. See

Parish Contribution

Parish contribution for Sunday 26th February was €2164.00.

Thank you for your generous contribution.